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£1,895raised of £4,500 target by 49 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,895 to send a team to Northern Iraq - Kurdistan to empower young refugees with the confidence to overcome their current situation

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 5th February 2018

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    Hi Everyone,

    The atrocities with war and conflicts have left so many people internally displaced. We believe in placing value on humanity and helping people find restoration, dignity, strength and purpose no matter the circumstance, It is for this reason we are going to N. Iraq - Kurdistan to bring the Shine and Strength development programme to the Refugees.

    In partnership with The Refuge Initiative (an initiative of World Orphans), we (psychologists and professionals) will be going to train community leaders with the skills to run Shine & Strength programmes successfully with the people there serve. The programmes have been developed by Hillsong church for women to develop self-esteem and leadership while the Strength programme focuses on building greater resilience in men and the responsibility they have as role models and leaders in their family and broader community. '

    The content of each programme will be adapted to be culturally and context specific and will teach them that their life has value, significance and purpose. It will also include training on emotional intelligence and the power of resilience with the aim to inspire them to overcome their context and believe in a better future.

    Already delivered in women's prisons, women's shelters and refuges, schools, elderly centres, youth clubs, churches, amongst others. It has been running for 20 years, in 50 countries across six continents and has been translated into seven languages.

    Note: we are monitoring the geo- political situation. Safety first. Nonetheless, the money will be put to extremely good use.

    Please help us raise the funds to carry out this amazing cause.

    Joanne, Shirn, Romario, Emerson & Charlotte x

    To learn more about the organisation and to follow up on instagram:

    Intro to The Refugee Initiative :

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    Shine & Strength Global Instagram



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      • Yvonne H

        Yvonne H

        Feb 2, 2018

        Amazing job guys!


      • R Newell

        R Newell

        Jan 16, 2018


      • Peggy Loo

        Peggy Loo

        Oct 27, 2017

        Go Super Mario! 😊


      • Freddie Moore

        Freddie Moore

        Oct 15, 2017

        All the best Emerson & co. - top work.


      • Anne Griffith

        Anne Griffith

        Oct 6, 2017

        Best of luck Mr Nash !


      • Andy D

        Andy D

        Oct 5, 2017

        All the best!


      • Alex Moore

        Alex Moore

        Oct 4, 2017

        Incredible effort Emerson, well done & good luck!


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      Shine_ Strength

      Shine_ Strength

      London, United Kingdom

      We need £4,500 to send a team to Northern Iraq - Kurdistan to empower young refugees with the confidence they need to overcome their current context and equip them with the tools they need to take action towards a better future.

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